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Endless Night (2019)

Longa noite (original title)
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Working with non-actors and a script sourced from excerpted memoirs penned by political prisoners, Eloy Enciso explores the mood and texture of life in Franco-era Spain in the materialist tradition of Straub-Huillet and Pedro Costa.

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Eloy Enciso (as Eloy Enciso Cachafeiro)

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José María Aroca (texts), Max Aub (texts) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Misha Bies Golas Misha Bies Golas ... O retornado
Manuel Pumares Manuel Pumares ... Home pobre
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Celsa Araujo Celsa Araujo
Nuria Lestegás Nuria Lestegás ... Celsa
Suso Meilan Suso Meilan
Verónica Quintana Verónica Quintana
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Taking its title from the expression Longa Noite de Pedra ("long night of stone"), which was coined by the poet Celso E. Ferreiro to describe the lengthy period of dictatorship after the Spanish Civil War, the third feature by Galician filmmaker Eloy Enciso explores the Postguerra mood and the texture of life in Franco-era Spain by way of unconventional portraiture, the power of words, and stunning atmospheric immersion. Working with non-actors and a script sourced from excerpts of plays, memoirs, and letters from political prisoners, Enciso portrays a variety of characters - both victors and vanquished - as they negotiate a newly reordered society. At the film's shifting center is Anxo (Misha Bies Golas), who returns home to his unnamed village in the years following the war, his interactions with individuals wielding varying levels of power serving to cast the cruelty of the modern world into stark relief. As he moves through the town, and eventually into the surrounding arboreal ... Written by Toronto International Film Festival

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Gallegan

Release Date:

5 December 2019 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Longue Nuit See more »

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$21,831
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Filmika Galaika See more »
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